John 15: 1-11

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• In the gospel according to John 15: 1-11 talk about the passage/parable of the vine and the branches. He said, “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruits he prunes, so that it will be more fruitful.” Jesus tries to point out to the disciples how important He is to human salvation. The only way branches (people) can bear fruit is if they are fed the nutrients needed. It nutrients can be supply through the xylem and phloem which runs through the stem/vine of the tree. Jesus is the vine and without Him we will not bear fruits and according to John 15: 6 states that if we do not remain in the vine (Jesus) we will be thrown into the fire. This…show more content…
What sort of relevance does this teaching have for other worldviews?
• Although there are many worldviews and religions, most of these religions believe through faith and are obedient to whatever power they serve. It is also important to share this light (Jesus is the Son of God) with believers of other faith without been judgmental. In Matthew 5: 16 Jesus said, “Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” When we remain in him and bear more fruits, we would attract hungry passersby to the
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This is a passage about the call of Matthew (a tax collector). In those days tax collectors were classified as sinners and unfaithful due to their nature of work. Therefore for Jesus to sit and dine with a bunch of tax collectors was consider taboo or blasphemous by the Pharisees. Jesus made it clear that he came to rescue the perishing, heal the sick and care for the dying. He showed in His character that He is merciful. This means that His doors are open for every single soul on earth. It does not matter your past, race, culture, educational background, and socio-economic status. For instance accepted Paul, once Saul that prosecutes Christians. He became one of the powerful apostles to spread the
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